Fwd: [CIVN-2020-0279] Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Windows Remote Desktop Client

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Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Windows Remote Desktop Client

Severity Rating: High

Software Affected:               

Windows 10 for 32-bit & x64-based Systems

Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit & x64-based Systems

Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit,x64-based & ARM64-based Systems

Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit,x64-based & ARM64-based Systems

Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit,x64-based & ARM64-based Systems

Windows 10 Version 1903 for 32-bit,x64-based & ARM64-based Systems

Windows 10 Version 1909 for 32-bit,x64-based & ARM64-based Systems

Windows 10 Version 2004 for 32-bit,x64-based & ARM64-based Systems

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1

Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1

Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems

Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems

Windows RT 8.1

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1 & Server Core installation

Windows Server 2012 & Server Core installation

Windows Server 2012 R2 & Server Core installation

Windows Server 2016 & Server Core installation

Windows Server 2019 & Server Core installation

Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation)

Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)

Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation)

Overview:

A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft

Windows Remote Desktop Client which could allow an attacker to execute

arbitrary code on the targeted system.

Description

This vulnerability exists in Windows Remote Desktop Client due to improper

handling the connection requests by the affected Windows Remote Desktop

Client. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by compromising

a legitimate server, hosting malicious code on it, and convincing the user

to connect to the malicious server.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code

on the targeted system.

Solution

Apply appropriate patches as mentioned in Microsoft Security Bulletin:

Vendor Information

Microsoft

References:

Microsoft

- -1374

CVE Name

CVE-2020-1374

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